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  1. Snow and Freezing Temperatures Bring Harvest Challenges

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/snow-and-freezing-temperatures-bring-harvest-challenges

    tear. Another important factor to consider is the soil. When you run a combine and a grain cart over ... wet, cold soil, compaction and rutting will happen. It is best to be patient and wait for a time when ... either the soil is frozen enough to be on, or the soil is dry enough to reduce compaction chances. The ...

  2. Gibberella Ear Rot and Vomitoxin in Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-02/gibberella-ear-rot-and-vomitoxin-corn

    contaminated with mycotoxins. Deoxynivalenol, also known as vomitoxin, is one of the mycotoxins most commonly ... contamination with vomitoxin. Mycotoxin tests are either qualitative, semi-quantitative, and quantitative. ... range, whereas quantitative tests provide more precise estimates of contamination. There is a trade-off ...

  3. New Dietary Guidelines for 2020-2025

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/new-dietary-guidelines-2020-2025

    The Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services update the Dietary Guidelines for ... percent exceed the limit for saturated fat; and 90 percent exceed the Chronic Disease Risk Reduction ...

  4. ARC/PLC Considerations for 2021

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/arcplc-considerations-2021

    Each year crop farmers have the option to enroll in either the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or ... program that you select! This is a risk management program, not a guaranteed payout. So, what do you do? ... The most conservative risk management strategy is to select PLC and then purchase the maximum amount ...

  5. Soil Health Seminar Focuses on What Soil Health Tests Tell You

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-02/soil-health-seminar-focuses-what-soil-health-tests-tell-you

    Soil testing for nutrient analysis (standard soil testing) has a rich history and many available ... resources in Ohio. But an increasing number of farmers are interested in overall soil health, which ... incorporates chemical, physical, and biological soil properties. Science and testing resources for soil health ...

  6. Improved Soil Health Linked to Nitrogen Fertilizer Efficiency Across Corn Belt

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-02/improved-soil-health-linked-nitrogen-fertilizer-efficiency-across

    Most farmers value soil health in theory, but few studies have worked to place an actual agronomic ... value on soil health. A study published earlier this spring found that a 10% improvement in certain soil ... words, good soil health means getting more bang for every buck spent on fertilizer. Study leader, former ...

  7. Upcoming Agronomy Team Programs

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-02/upcoming-agronomy-team-programs

    a weekly series focusing on investing in soil health, and the first session of a series focusing on farming ... and a continuation of the soil health series. Topic details and registration information are below: ... Jan. 21, 8:00-8:30am – What Can Soil Health Tests Tell You?   Steve Culman. 0.5 NM CCA CEUs. Register: ...

  8. Ag Tech Tuesdays

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/ag-tech-tuesdays

    February 23rd, 10AM – eFields Small Grains, Forages, Soil Health, and Water Quality Results ...

  9. Focus on Health in 2021

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/focus-health-2021

    improve everyone’s health? *Be active 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week to reduce your risk of chronic ... a night to reduce your risk of chronic conditions- children need 12-13 hours of sleep.  Review your habits ... else. Read, play a board game, or tidy up before bedtime. *Stop tobacco use to reduce your risk of cancer ...

  10. Northwest Ohio Corn and Soybean Day- January 21

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-02/northwest-ohio-corn-and-soybean-day-january-21

    speakers for the day include: Soil Health Mindset – Adopting Practices and Measuring Success, Abbey Wick, ... North Dakota State University Extension Soil Health Specialist WEATHER you like it or not: Early 2021 ...

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